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week in defense news. muradian. the navy just commissioned its third littoral combat ship. we'll get an update on the controversial 55-ship program. >> plus, helping veterans get better jobs. a new plan from the u.s. chamber of commerce. but first, an exclusive interview with the chief of u.s. air force. space command general william shelton. few commanders are more operationally integral to all arms of u.s. warfighting than the air force space command that develops, launches, and operates the constellations of satellites and ground systems that make possible critical global services from gps, reconnaissance, missile warning, weather communications, or tracking orbiting spacecraft and debris. but developing satellites, launching them, and operating them for long periods of time is expensive business at a time when demand for space-based assets for everything from reconnaissance, surveillance communications, and moving massive amounts of data is soaring. so shelton is leading efforts to cut costs by increasingly leaning on commercial space suppliers. we caught up with general shelton
inning manny machado makes a great defensive play, turning a double play to get the o's out of the inning. then the 20-year-old breaks a tie with the seventh home run of the year. that's where the score would stay. o's win, tying them for first place in the east with the yankees. final home game of the regular season later today. baltimore city police continue their investigation into what caused a man to die after being taken into police custody. family and friends gathered for the funeral of anthony anderson saturday afternoon at the march funeral home on north avenue. anderson died while being arrested for drug possession in east bill street. his family says police assaulted him, but police will only say the circumstances of the case remain under investigation. supporters say his death highlights issues of police brutality in the city. >> we're tired of the double standard where citizen, if they commit crime, quite frankly, then they are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. it appears that the law does not apply to police officers. we want them to be justice across the board. w
you're going to get us on the right track first fighting those mood swings. first act of defense, you say exercising at least 30 minutes a day. why and how much? >> it doesn't have to be strenuous. it literally can be obviously you can hit the gym. but do yoga or meditation or put your child in a stroller and just walk. and that's because exercise -- >> mm-hmm. >> lets out feel-good hormones and put you in a better mind set. it needs to be like a prescription. the second thing, you want to eat fatty fish like salmon and sardines at least three times a week. >> you've got an example of some things you can eat. >> i got a little creative over here. salmon sushi, or you can put salmon in a pasta with vegetables. and the reason i'm picking salmon is because it has the type of omega 3 fat called epa. when we look at the research, that tends to be linked to better brain health. and boosting your mood a little bit, more so than the type of omega 3 and things like walnuts and flak seeds. whenever you can, go for the fish. >> how about supplements? >> two supplements that are definitely worth
-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban fragmented? are they the fighting force that they used to be? >> there are many groups. we all call them the taliban. there's different groups that fall under the umbrella of the taliban. right now the afghan secur
of americans that come up behind us and after 24 years in the corps when i retire, i know our defense is well taken care of. good job, sweetheart. excuse me, soldier. >> what do you say, victoria? >> i just want to say that i am so proud of my dad and i'm so proud of myself and that i made it and i'm here to serve and i'm just so proud. >> well, we're all proud of you. i'm going to get choked up here, too. thanks so much for your service and yours as well and you let her join the army. marine. >> hey, what's wrong with the army? all right. all right. >> victoria, congratulations and lieutenant colonel, thanks so much. thanks to all of you for being here and for what you do. we're all proud of you. a quick program note before we say good-bye. nbc news special coverage called "at the brink" continues tonight on "nbc nightly news," some of the most dangerous conflicts around the world and what's at stake for americans here at home. >> all right, lester, please, get home safely. great work over there. we'll see you when you do. have a great day, everyone. bye-bye.
thrown out because she tampered with the evidence. >> i think the defense lawyer interviewed in this case was right, which is some miscarriages of justice will be righted here. some innocent people get out of jail. a whole lot of people are going to get out of jail, too. >> do we have any sense of why she did this? she hasn't been clear on that. she said she just wanted to be the best worker possible. i think we all understand, if you're going to be the best worker possible, you're not faking results. i think there may be a kind of a sub text here which is -- this could all be cbs's fault -- in the world of csi, the programs we broadcast, it has taken the work of the crime lab which used to be a fairly dull, civil service, going through the motions job, and glamorized it into this really cool profession that has drawn a lot of people who wanted to be associated with it. kind of the new genre of police heroes. here is a woman who wasn't really qualified, overstated her qualifications and wanted to be the hero of the police lab. i think a lot of this is she wanted to be really well regarded
on the defensive a few times, he'll gain. >> last thing on this, what do you think of the expectations game going on where each candidate is trying to outdo each other by complimenting each other's debating prowess? is this absurd or does it matter? >> like a football game, those people, play it down, tamp it down. it's all a game. you know that. >> let's talk about the book, "killing kennedy," a natural follow to "killing lincoln," and how did you feel about president kennedy and did that change over the course of the book? >> i was at chaminade high school over in long island and people don't know who john kennedy was. that's number one. after reading "killing kennedy," you'll know who the man is, both good and bad. we don't hold anything back. you'll know everything about him. and number two, they don't really know how he was killed, and we got access to the fbi agent who was assigned to lorna oswald. we know everything he did from the time he met marina in russia until the time he pulled the trigger. this is all new information. i think people will be stunned when they read it. it snaps your
,000 service members reported sexual assault. but according to the department of defense, that's only a tiny representation of the real number. which is closer to 19,000. because many victims don't come forward afraid their careers might suffer and knowing how hard it is to get justice. >> we have a moral duty. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says since taking over last year, he's made this issue a top priority. starting with better prosecution of those who commit these crimes. >> and what do you think of the prosecution rates? just last year only 240 cases were prosecuted of the more than 3,000 or so that were actually reported. >> yeah, it's an outrage that we aren't prosecuting. >> are rapists getting away with rape? >> look, these are tough cases, let's understand. as a lawyer, i look and know how tough these cases are sometimes. but, the fact is we can do this. we need to improve the investigations. and we need to ensure that we have prosecutors who are willing to bring these cases to court and make sure that these people don't get away. >> reporter: but that resolve is b
fights broke out before penalty flags were thrown. >> unsportsman like conduct defense. >> reporter: although it wasn't captured on camera, ravens head coach harbaugh is reportedly being investigated for bumping a ref after he tried to get a time-out in the fourth quarter. harbaugh got flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, sparking an angry chant in the stands. >> that's the loudest manure chant i've ever heard. >> what's happening is certain types of penalties aren't being called and it's causing players to get frustrated and coaches to get frustrated. this is an emotional game, and it starts to spill over. >> reporter: the chaos led the players association to write a letter to nfl owners that didn't mince its words. your decision of lock out officials with more than 1,500 years of collective nfl experience has led to a deterioration of order, safety and integrity. the nfl says the sticking point with the officials union is over how to improve officiating, but nbc's peter king reports that they are hung up over $3.3 million in pensions, a drop in the bucket when you consider the nfl
. what do you say in his defense? >> there is a man with a rocket launcher on the corner. >> terror hoax outrage. the teen who dressed like a terrorist with a fake rocket launcher. >> then she was picked on for her big ears. she was mocked for the mole on her face. >> people tease me. >> bullied kids. >> ready to go? >> going under the knife just to feel good about themselves. the life changing surgery. >>> hello, everybody. thank you for joining us. singer katie perry got some shocking news today. her former boyfriend is dead. he killed himself after murdering his land lady and her cat. jim moret has more on the tragedy and look at how katie is handling the news. >>> reporter: katie perry's ex-boyfriend savagely murdered his land lady and killed himself. 28-year-old actor johnny lewis beat the elderly woman to death in her home in los angeles during a drug fueled rampage. this is the house in the upscale neighborhood where the bizarre murder/suicide occurred. police say katie perry's ex-boyfriend showed super human strength. he killed the 81-year-old woman and her cat. then used a two
penalty flags were thrown. >> conduct, defense on the bench. >> although it wasn't captured on camera, ravens head coach harbaugh is reportedly being investigated for bumping a ref after he tried to get a time-out in the fourth quarter. harbaugh got flagged for unsportsman-like conduct, sparking an angry chant in the stands. >> it's the lavish chant i've ever heard. >> certain types of penalties aren't being called, causing players to get frustrated. causing coaches to get frustrated. it's an emotional game and it starts to spill over. >> the chaos led the players association to write a letter to the owners. your decision to lock out officials with more than 1500 years of collective nfl experience has led to a deterioration of order, safety and integrity. the nfl says they disagree with the officials' union, over how to improve officiating. but nbc's peter king reports thats nfl is refusing to give refs the $3.3 million more they want for their pensions. something else to consider, last year the nfl football pulled in $9.3 billion. as for belichick and harbaugh, they're still in an in
that, all right, and then he can put the president on the defensive a few times, he'll gain. >> last thing on this. what do you think of the expectations games going on where each candidate is trying to outdo each other complimenting the other's debasing prowess? >> it's like a football game. you know those people, you know. it's play it down, tamp it down. it's all a game. >> let's talk about the book, "killing knennedy." how do you feel about president kennedy and did that change? >> you know, kennedy died i was 13 and i opened the book where i was, i was at high school out on long island and came over the loud speaker and everybody alive then knows where they were. but people don't know whoion kennedy was. and that's number one. after reading "killing kennedy" you'll know both good and bad. we don't hold back. you'll know everything. two, they don't know how he was killed. and we got access to the fbi agent who was assigned to marina oswald. we know everything he did. this is all new information. i think people are going to be stunned when they read it. it snaps your head back. >>
and warned his american legion audience of devastating job losses if leemg defense spending cuts go through. >> the impact will be immediate and significant right here in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: with less than 40 days to go, both men are speaking directly to voters. the president's team releasing this new ad that feels like a campaign closing argument. >> with you if i can sit down with you, in your living room or around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. >> reporter: voters are now weighing in with more than half the country, 30 states in all, already having started to cast their ballot. and you really can't overestimate the importance of early voting this go-round. in 2008 it was nearly a third of all voters, savannah, that cast their ballots before election day. this year that number is expected to rise to as much as 40%, and today when michelle obama goes out to the university of northern iowa, she will be giving a speech, but it's not just a speech, she is also be asking the supporters there to cast their votes nearly
. >> criminal defense attorney alison triessl said that the case came down to one piece of crucial evidence, her alleged client list. otherwise known as the little black book. >> it seemed that the big win for the prosecution was this black book that was talked about, possibly involving names of politicians and financiers. every high-powered new york people. but, at the end of the day, they never got their hands on that black book. >> but she's not out of the woods yet. she warned gristina she could face deportation. >> she's worried about being deported. let's face it, she has a green card, she's been here 27 years. she'll take whatever legal steps needed to avoid that. >> the judge in this case said yesterday that gristina will be sentenced november 20th. very interesting how this case has developed over time. >> absolutely. fascinating. >>> straight ahead -- behind the scenes of jessica biel's new romantic comedy, in a wedding dress before she says i do to justin timberlake. >>> then, i'm on the "csi" set with ted danson. >>> plus, inside honey boo boo's season finale. i know, it's almost ove
losses if moves for defense spending cuts goes through. >> impacts will be immediate and significant in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: with less than 40 days to go, both men are speaking directly to voters. the president's team releasing this new ad that feels like a campaign closing argument. >> if i could sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table, here is what i'd say. >> reporter: voters are weighing in. 30 states in all are casting ballots. you can't overestimate the importance of early voting this go around. in 2008, it would nearly a third of all voters, savannah, that cast ballots before election day. this year, that number is expected to rise to as much as 40%. today, when michelle obama goes out to university of northern iowa, she will be giving a speech, not just a speech, she will be asking supporters there to cast their votes nearly on the spot. there's a polling place a few steps away. >> all right, peter alexander, thank you. for more on this week's events on the campaign trail and look to n
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